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all across america are swimming to fight cancer. >> i'll give you an inside look on how this melted chocolate turns into this yummy candy bar. >> and it all starts right now on "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news," i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. here's our top story for this week. >>> mention that you have hiv, and you might find that people start avoiding you. that's why the young women you're about to hear from are very brave. felipe tells us why they're sharing their stories. >> hiv, it changed my life over night. the day before, you know, i was a college student with a social life. just everything seemed so perfect. >> when marvelyn looks back at her sophomore year of college, the "perfect" life she knew was shattered when she found out she was hiv positive. >> i had heard about hiv you know growing up, but it was something i didn't care about. i didn't feel it was an issue of mine. so when the doctor told me, i didn't cry, i didn't shout, i didn't do anything, i just looked at him. i was more shocked than anything. >> think about it. what do you know about hiv? >>
. but it's a good bet they are not what is causing america's obesity problem. when it comes to diet, some of the worst influences come from people very close to you. it's amazing how many young people's diets are determined by what their friends eat. and that's the wrong reason to choose what you're going to eat. remember, your body, your choice. it's a simple equation. eat more than your body needs and you gain weight. so along with daily exercise, you need to make healthy food choices. that's not just what you eat but how much. for "teen kids news" i'm felipe. >>> there could be a hazard in your home on four feet. a new study shows that more than 86,000 people a year wind up in the emergency room for one reason. they tripped over the family pet. >>> we've got lots more coming up on "teen kids news" so stay with us. >> we'll be right back. >>> there's a school called green chimneys that has many different kinds of students. some of them have four legs as hannah reports. >> sit, fred. heel. fred, stand. yes. good boy. >> reporter: these kids are teaching dogs to help people with disabilit
, source of support, comes from the citizens that we serve. everybody wants to be on team america, whether its young students, local police officers, teachers, we're all americans. we all want to see our country secure. you don't have to be actually wearing a uniform to be a great contributor to safety in this country. >> while the dedicated men and women of our armed forces help protect our nation from their stations overseas, these dedicated men and women help protect us right here at home. and, the facilities at the rock help them achieve that mission. >> it's a building that, once you turn the lights on, you can never turn the lights off, because there's a lot of people that call into this building and ask for information, and ask for help. and we always need to keep the lights on for that. >> reporting from the rock, for teen kids news, i'm kristen. >> for some folks, rowing a boat is a pleasant past-time but as sloane reports, for kids who do crew, it's a passion. >> rowing is one of the oldest sports in the world. competitions date back to the 1700s for men and the 1800s for women.
is a tribute to the heroism of that time. it's a memorial on a scale that matches america's massive commitment. 16 million men and women served in our military during wwii. it's located right at the heart of the national mall, between the washington monument and the lincoln memorial. however, the memorial didn't open until 2004 - almost 60 years after the war ended. vietnam and korea both had monuments earlier, even though those wars were fought after world war ii. >> why wasn't there a wwii memorial earlier? that was a generation who said "i'm just doing my job. i don't need any commemoration in essence for just doing my job." >> the memorial has many parts. at the center, there's a pool with a huge fountain. the architects wanted this to be a joyful symbol of the allies' victory. it's also useful for cooling off overheated tourists. around the pool are 56 pillars. they represent each of the u.s. states and territories that contributed towards the war effort. the giant arches symbolize the two main places the war was fought - known as the atlantic theater and the pacific theater. then there's
being fought on america's streets. designer christian dior brought it to high fashion with this silk dress. and in the '90s, adidas recognized the need for people to be stylish and wear clothes that were easy to move around in. this fashionable but sporty outfit was the result. >> it's kind of an inevitable trend with our active and busy schedules these days. >> fashion trends also repeat themselves over and over again. micro miniskirts may be in now, but they first grew popular as part of the women's liberation movement in the '60s. by showing more leg, women expressed their independence. and this platform shoe isn't new. your parents may think it first became popular in the '70s. but you can tell them this. >> it's from 1938. so it just is a little example of how far back in the 20th century certain things go that one may think is just a few years old. >> fashion is often an expression for the people who wear it. and most of the popular fashion designers take guidance from trends of the past. this is jenna for "teen kids news." >>> now for some advice on how to help you "make the g
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